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After-School Enrichment Programs

Choose multi-week experiences like Spanish, sports, drama, karate and much more!

Kids University

Ages 5 - 12 years


New Fall 2018!

We're moving our Kids University after-school program to the Auburn Valley YMCA! This exciting change will allow us to offer a wider range of enrichment classes utilizing our swimming pools, teaching kitchen and climbing structures. 

Transportation is offered from all elementary schools in the Auburn School District including: Alpac Elementary, Arthur Jacobsen Elementary, Chinook Elementary, Dick Scobee Elementary, Evergreen Heights Elementary, Gildo Rey Elementary, Hazelwood Elementary, Ilalko Elementary, Lake View Elementary, Lakeland Hills Elementary, Lea Hill Elementary, Pioneer Elementary, Terminal Park Elementary and Washington Elementary. 

Variety Leads to More Learning

In Kids University, your child will optimize after-school time by participating in a wide range of hands-on activities that change throughout the school year, all in one familiar environment. After-school time provides a great opportunity for kids to try a variety of new experiences and stretch in ways not possible during the school day.

Program Options

Choose to come once a week for a favorite class, or sign up for our monthly enrichment pass which gives you access to a menu of experiences and hands-on learning activities. Class offerings change with each session, but include options such as Soccer, Trendy Crafts, Crazy about Comics, Mad Science and more! 

Mornings, too!

Start your day with AM Fit & Fun. This program partners you with our local Y experts in fitness and healthy living to start your day on the right foot. Research shows that kids who get their wiggles out early are ready to learn when school starts! This program serves all elementary schools in the Auburn School District.

Kids University

Kids University at the Auburn Valley YMCA (Afternoon program)
Choose to come once a week for a favorite class, or sign up for our monthly enrichment pass which gives you access to a menu of experiences and hands-on learning activities. Transportation is offered from all elementary schools in the Auburn School District. Registration open now!
AM Fit & Fun at the Auburn Valley YMCA (Morning program)
A monthly program offered at the Auburn Valley YMCA with transportation provided to all elementary schools in the Auburn School District. Registration Open Now!

Kids University

Session I Classes: September 5 - October 26
Registration is open now for monthly enrichment passes and individual classes. 

Class Description Day & Time

Think Tank

Expand your brain and challenge yourself each week by solving riddles, Sudoku, mazes, puzzles, crosswords, hidden pictures and much more, as well as a time to do their homework.

Monday or Wednesday, 3:30 - 4:00pm

Group GamesIt's time to have fun working together as a group, lead games as a group to successfully play a variety of different games that challenge you, get you heart rate up, and have a good ol' time together.
Monday, 3:30 - 4:00pm
Brain GamesChallenge your brain with a variety of brain teasers and challenges.Tuesday or Thursday, 3:30 - 4:00pm
Team BuildingWorking as a team to get things done, whether it's through activities or a game, we'll need everyone's help.
Tuesday, 3:30 - 4:00pm
Ballerific!How many different games can we play with a ball? Find out in Ballerific!
Wednesday, 3:30 - 4:00pm
Tag It, Run ItStudents will learn different tag games and learn different skills and techniques.
Thursday, 3:30 - 4:00pm
Crazy CardsHow many games and challenges can you do with a single deck of cards? Learn games of all sorts as you learn strategy in new and old card games.
Friday, 3:30 - 4:00pm
Boot CampGet up and get moving with Boot Camp! Each week students will learn about the importance of exercise and staying healthy!
Friday, 3:30 - 4:00pm
Fall CraftsLeaves are falling and the wind is starting to blow more, let's create artifacts that require our Fall Season support. Monday, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Book Inspired TreatsSpend time making special treats that have been introduced to you in your favorite books!
Monday, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Get Your Climb On!Practice your climbing skills and watch your skills grow as you learn to climb the climbing tower.
Tuesday or Thursday, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Creative Comic Book Flipping through comic books and creating your own comic strips to transform them into comic books is spread throughout this class.
Tuesday, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Chaotic ArtsMessy, yet structured art is the calling of this class. Let's have fun putting in a little crazy using art supplies.
Wednesday, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Forensic Science Use clues to piece a crime scene together and see how it feels to be a detective.
Wednesday, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Kids Yoga Stretch and relax as you move through calming poses using kids yoga
Thursday, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Fall TreatsYum! Yum! Yum! It's time to start making our favorite Fall weather treats!
Friday, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Make Your Own GameGet ready to recreate or create a new game and play them with your friends in class.
Friday, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Dance MovesBring your coolest dance moves and learn new ones to create a class dance.
Monday, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Perler BeadsBuild and iron fuse beads to make your own creations off a stencil you choose.
Tuesday, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Obsessive OrigamiFolding fun paper into shapes or animals takes over this class to create little works of art.
Tuesday, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Puzzle MastersInteract with various forms of puzzles and use those to create your own.
Wednesday, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Spa Day CraftsEver wanted to try and make bath bombs or facial masks? Well join the Spa Day class and create crafts that calm you down!
Thursday, 5:00 - 6:00pm
Amazing AerodynamicsLearn how to create different flying objects and how some things fly.
Thursday, 5:00 - 6:00pm
3D ArtLet a picture jump right off a piece of paper with creations that visually appear in 3 dimensions.
Friday, 5:00 - 6:00pm

More Kids University & Enrichment

Helping Kids Reach Their Fullest Potential

With Kids University & Enrichment Programs, kids make the most of their after school time with active learning opportunities designed to engage and expand young minds.

Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons

Ages 6 months - 12 years

From basics to advanced swimming skills, develop confidence and water safety awareness.

Martial Arts

Martial Arts

Ages 7 years and older

Increase strength, stamina, and physical well-being through the development of technical skills and mental discipline.

Youth Sports

Youth Sports

Ages 3 - 16 years

A blend of skill development, fun activities and great games with a focus on teamwork, fair play and inclusiveness.